Tilly is heartbroken when Drew, the love of her life, returns to America and does not come back but does not believe he would break their solemn promise to love each other forever. Her mother Olive knows the real reason but fears the truth will hurt her daughter even more. For Tilly’s friends the war has dealt them a cruel hand, along with the rest of the country. However, it is darkest before the dawn, so they say. Could it be this war, and the girls fortune, are finally beginning to turn?